The first table below looks at the demand for the Support Technician role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Support Technician in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Support Technician
Rank 598 583 608
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Support Technician 293 282 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.28% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 236 266 237
Average salary £25,000 £24,646 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.43% -1.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £19,000 £17,350
10% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £23,500 £23,500 £23,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.17%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103792 95991 105966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.22% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 85662 80321 91544
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Support Technician Jobs Demand Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region.

Support Technician Salary Trend in England

Support Technician
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Support Technician across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Support Technician Salary Histogram in England

Support Technician
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Support Technician within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -6 89 £21,500 -9.47% 20
London -28 60 £27,000 -15.62% 11
East of England 0 47 £25,750 +9.57% 3
South West -31 36 £27,500 +22.22% 2
North West -15 21 £23,250 -7.00% 6
Yorkshire -24 18 £24,690 +29.94% 7
West Midlands 0 10 £19,500 -39.06% 3
East Midlands -5 10 £22,000 -12.00% 3
North East - 2 £24,500 - 3
Support Technician
UK

Support Technician
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title.

1 437 (67.33%) Windows
2 343 (52.85%) Microsoft
3 243 (37.44%) Active Directory
4 222 (34.21%) MS Office
5 190 (29.28%) Windows 7
6 181 (27.89%) MS Excel
7 170 (26.19%) MS Exchange
8 164 (25.27%) VMware
9 153 (23.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 115 (17.72%) Citrix
11 108 (16.64%) TCP/IP
12 103 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 101 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 98 (15.10%) Windows XP
15 96 (14.79%) ITIL
16 93 (14.33%) Cisco
17 90 (13.87%) DNS
18 83 (12.79%) Finance
19 82 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
19 82 (12.63%) SQL
20 77 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
21 75 (11.56%) Degree
22 72 (11.09%) Windows 8
22 72 (11.09%) Firewall
23 69 (10.63%) SQL Server
24 67 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
25 66 (10.17%) VPN
26 60 (9.24%) Linux
27 55 (8.47%) DHCP
28 47 (7.24%) Service Delivery

Support Technician
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the England region that cited Support Technician in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Support Technician in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 170 (26.19%) MS Exchange
2 67 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2007
4 21 (3.24%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.77%) IIS
5 18 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 12 (1.85%) IBM Notes
8 11 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (1.54%) Lync
10 7 (1.08%) Apache
11 6 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
12 5 (0.77%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.77%) JOnAS
12 5 (0.77%) GlassFish
12 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 2 (0.31%) Confluence
14 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 222 (34.21%) MS Office
2 181 (27.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.62%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.62%) Teamcenter
3 3 (0.46%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (0.46%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.31%) Sage 1000
4 2 (0.31%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.15%) Agresso
5 1 (0.15%) assyst
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.85%) Office 365
2 4 (0.62%) SaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 108 (16.64%) TCP/IP
2 90 (13.87%) DNS
3 72 (11.09%) Firewall
4 66 (10.17%) VPN
5 55 (8.47%) DHCP
6 38 (5.86%) Internet
7 32 (4.93%) LAN
7 32 (4.93%) WAN
8 26 (4.01%) SAN
8 26 (4.01%) VoIP
9 23 (3.54%) VLAN
10 14 (2.16%) IP Telephony
11 12 (1.85%) Ethernet
12 11 (1.69%) ADSL
13 10 (1.54%) Broadband
13 10 (1.54%) Wireless
14 9 (1.39%) SMTP
15 7 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (1.08%) LDAP
15 7 (1.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (1.23%) MySQL
6 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (0.92%) MS Access
8 5 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.46%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (0.92%) JIRA
2 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 2 (0.31%) CruiseControl
2 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.31%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.31%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.15%) MSI
General
1 83 (12.79%) Finance
2 36 (5.55%) Telecoms
3 18 (2.77%) Manufacturing
4 15 (2.31%) Retail
5 11 (1.69%) French Language
6 10 (1.54%) German Language
7 9 (1.39%) Advertising
8 8 (1.23%) Local Government
8 8 (1.23%) Marketing
9 7 (1.08%) Legal
10 6 (0.92%) Banking
11 5 (0.77%) Front Office
11 5 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.77%) Law
11 5 (0.77%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.62%) Italian Language
12 4 (0.62%) Back Office
13 3 (0.46%) Electronics
14 2 (0.31%) Publishing
14 2 (0.31%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.62%) .NET
2 13 (2.00%) HTML
3 8 (1.23%) ASP.NET
4 7 (1.08%) XML
5 6 (0.92%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.46%) Web Services
6 3 (0.46%) XSL
6 3 (0.46%) COM
6 3 (0.46%) WCF
6 3 (0.46%) WF
6 3 (0.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (0.31%) HTML5
7 2 (0.31%) CSS
7 2 (0.31%) ADO.NET
7 2 (0.31%) Middleware
8 1 (0.15%) WSH
8 1 (0.15%) EDI
8 1 (0.15%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.24%) Blackberry
2 27 (4.16%) iPhone
3 16 (2.47%) iPad
3 16 (2.47%) Kindle
4 11 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.39%) Thin Client
5 9 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 8 (1.23%) Clustering
7 7 (1.08%) PDA
7 7 (1.08%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (0.92%) EPoS
8 6 (0.92%) Replication
9 4 (0.62%) New Media
9 4 (0.62%) VLE
10 3 (0.46%) AS400
10 3 (0.46%) Equities
10 3 (0.46%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.46%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 437 (67.33%) Windows
2 190 (29.28%) Windows 7
3 153 (23.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 98 (15.10%) Windows XP
6 77 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (11.09%) Windows 8
8 60 (9.24%) Linux
9 29 (4.47%) Mac OS X
10 24 (3.70%) UNIX
11 16 (2.47%) Windows Vista
12 14 (2.16%) Android
13 13 (2.00%) Ubuntu
14 11 (1.69%) Mac OS
15 10 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
16 8 (1.23%) Apple iOS
17 7 (1.08%) Solaris
17 7 (1.08%) Windows 2000
17 7 (1.08%) CentOS
18 4 (0.62%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (14.79%) ITIL
2 47 (7.24%) Service Delivery
3 22 (3.39%) CRM
4 20 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (2.93%) Service Management
6 16 (2.47%) Time Management
6 16 (2.47%) Incident Management
7 10 (1.54%) Asset Management
7 10 (1.54%) ERP
7 10 (1.54%) Project Management
8 9 (1.39%) E-Commerce
9 7 (1.08%) Software Testing
9 7 (1.08%) Problem Management
9 7 (1.08%) Load Balancing
9 7 (1.08%) Software Deployment
10 6 (0.92%) Network Management
10 6 (0.92%) Data Protection
10 6 (0.92%) Configuration Management
11 5 (0.77%) CAD
11 5 (0.77%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 82 (12.63%) SQL
2 13 (2.00%) C#
3 9 (1.39%) Perl
4 8 (1.23%) Python
4 8 (1.23%) PHP
4 8 (1.23%) T-SQL
4 8 (1.23%) Java
4 8 (1.23%) VB
5 7 (1.08%) VBA
5 7 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.08%) VBScript
6 6 (0.92%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.92%) PowerShell
6 6 (0.92%) VB6
7 5 (0.77%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.77%) C
8 3 (0.46%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.46%) Ruby
9 2 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (12.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (11.56%) Degree
3 45 (6.93%) MCP
4 39 (6.01%) MCSE
5 36 (5.55%) Cisco Certification
6 31 (4.78%) CCNA
7 20 (3.08%) MCITP
8 18 (2.77%) MCSA
9 17 (2.62%) Security Cleared
10 13 (2.00%) A+ Certification
11 12 (1.85%) SC Cleared
12 11 (1.69%) HND
13 8 (1.23%) MCDST
13 8 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 4 (0.62%) NVQ Level 3
16 3 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
16 3 (0.46%) CCA
16 3 (0.46%) Citrix Certification
17 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.09%) SLA
2 25 (3.85%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.54%) QA
4 3 (0.46%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 243 (37.44%) Active Directory
2 103 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (6.63%) Hyper-V
4 27 (4.16%) XenApp
5 18 (2.77%) vSphere
6 13 (2.00%) Terminal Services
6 13 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (1.69%) XenDesktop
8 9 (1.39%) VMware ESX
9 7 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.92%) Xen
11 5 (0.77%) XenServer
12 4 (0.62%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.31%) Samba
14 1 (0.15%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (3.08%) Backup Exec
2 16 (2.47%) SCCM
3 8 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (0.77%) WSUS
5 4 (0.62%) Nagios
6 3 (0.46%) OpenView
6 3 (0.46%) SCOM
7 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.31%) Plesk
7 2 (0.31%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.31%) Foglight
7 2 (0.31%) Control-M
8 1 (0.15%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.15%) Opsview
Vendors
1 343 (52.85%) Microsoft
2 164 (25.27%) VMware
3 115 (17.72%) Citrix
4 93 (14.33%) Cisco
5 43 (6.63%) Apple
6 40 (6.16%) HP
7 25 (3.85%) Dell
8 23 (3.54%) EMC
9 19 (2.93%) Oracle
10 18 (2.77%) Symantec
11 15 (2.31%) DataCore
12 12 (1.85%) Lotus
12 12 (1.85%) Avaya
13 11 (1.69%) IBM
13 11 (1.69%) Sage
14 10 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (1.39%) Remedy
15 9 (1.39%) McAfee
16 8 (1.23%) Red Hat
17 6 (0.92%) FactSet
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £24k - 32k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RM Education
Salary: £16000 - £18500 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Winchester, Hampshire
Hot Rec
Salary: £22k - 26k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20-25k depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology - The Science Museum Group
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago